Brissac-Quince tourism and travel guide

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Visit Brissac-Quince: highlights and tourist information

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Brissac-Quince is situated in the Maine-et-Loire department and Pays de la Loire region, in the western-centre of France at 16 kilometres from Angers, the department capital (general information: Brissac-Quince is 266 kilometres from Paris).

Attractions in Brissac-Quince

The Chateau de Brissac is the tallest castle in France, has more than 200 rooms and extensive parkland to explore!: Chateau de Brissac

Popular places to visit nearby include Chateau de Brissac at 4 km and Angers at 15 km. For more places to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

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Brissac-Quince, France: places to visit and attractions

Some of the places that we have visited and reviewed and can recommend when you are sightseeing close to Brissac-Quince in Pays de la Loire.

Note that all distances below are 'direct' and real driving distances will be greater!

 
 

... or see ALL recommended places to visit in Maine-et-Loire

Map of places to visit near Brissac-Quince

Markets in and near Brissac-Quince

Market days in Brissac-Quince: weekly market: Thursday;

  • Brissac-Quince: market Thursday (0km)
  • Trelaze: market Sunday (10km)
  • Thouarce: market Tuesday (10km)
  • Saint-Barthelemy-d'Anjou: market Tuesday (13km)
  • Angers: market Wednesday & Thursday & Sunday & Saturday (14km)
  • Beaufort-en-Vallee: market Wednesday (20km)
  • Doue-la-Fontaine: market Monday (22km)
  • Chalonnes-sur-Loire: market Tuesday & Saturday (24km)
  • Vihiers: market Wednesday (24km)
  • Longue-Jumelles: market Thursday (25km)

More information about Brissac-Quince, Pays de la Loire

Tourist attractions near Brissac-Quince, France

Some places with official tourist classifications and other places of interest to visit nearby that should provide inspiration if you are visiting Brissac-Quince.

Aquarium

  • Aquarium de Loudun (55km)

Most beautiful villages in France

(see also beautiful French villages)

National Monuments

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

  • Montreuil-Bellay (33km)
  • La Fleche (47km)
  • Loudun (55km)

Regional Natural Parcs

  • Loire-Anjou-Touraine (40km)

Churches and religious monuments

  • Eglise de Notre Dame (Chenehutte-Treves-Cunault) (16km)
  • Prieuré de Notre-Dame de Cunault (Chenehutte-Treves-Cunault) (16km)
  • Abbaye Notre Dame de Fontevraud (Fontevraud Abbey) (42km)
  • Collegiale Church (Candes-Saint-Martin) (42km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Jardins du Pin (32km)
  • Parc oriental de Maulévrier (44km)

Protected historical centre (fr: secteur sauvegardé)

(see also historical French towns)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Île Saint-Aubin (19km)

Towns of Art and history

Villages in bloom 4* (fr: ville fleurie)

Zoo and/or wildlife park

  • Parc zoologique de Doué-la-Fontaine (21km)
 
 

Geography and distances

Geographical Information

Commune: Brissac-Quince

Canton: Thouarcé

Arrondissement: Angers

Department: Maine-et-Loire

Region: Pays de la Loire

Postcode: 49320

Distance to Brissac-Quince

from Angers (prefecture): 16 km

from Paris: 266 km

from Calais: 433 km

from Nice: 725 km

from Bordeaux: 280 km

from Strasbourg: 625 km

Getting here

Brissac-Quince is in the western-centre of France. Most visitors arrive in a car from one of the ferry terminals - Saint Malo and Caen are most practical, allow around 3-4 hours for the journey. For driving distances to Brissac-Quince from anywhere in France see driving distances and route planner.

We have 9 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Blaison-Gohier, Les Alleuds, Notre-Dame-d'Allencon, Saint-Jean-Des-Mauvrets, Saint-Melaine-sur-Aubance, Saint-Saturnin-sur-Loire, Saint-Sulpice, Soulaines-sur-Aubance and Vauchretien.

This page in French: Visiter Brissac-Quince